The Indian Institute of Management Bodh Gaya is an autonomous public business school in Bodh Gaya, Bihar in India.It is the 16th Indian Institute of Management set up by the government as per the 2014 Union budget of India.The academic session for the first batch of Post Graduation Program in Management was inaugurated by HRD Minister, Smriti Irani on 31 August 2015.. The institution is being mentored by Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, the oldest IIM in India, which successfully mentored IIM Ranchi in the past.LocationThe institute is located in the temple city of Bodh Gaya, the most sacred pilgrimage site for Buddhists. As Gautama Buddha obtained his enlightenment here, it attracts tourists and pilgrims from all over the world. It is also well connected to Kolkata, Patna, Delhi etc. through a network of road, rail and international airways.CampusThe institute will be operating from the Institute of Distance Education building of the Magadh University, till its 119 acre permanent campus is constructed in a few years’ time. It constitutes a newly constructed, state-of-the-art boys and girls hostel located within the Magadh University Campus, with amenities for sports such as badminton, volleyball, football, basketball etc.